Historical Foundations of Educational Psychology

  • John A. Glover
  • Royce R. Ronning

Part of the Perspectives on Individual Differences book series (PIDF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Beginnings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John A. Glover, Royce R. Ronning
      Pages 3-15
    3. Don C. Charles
      Pages 17-38
  3. The Development of Educational Psychology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Emily S. Davidson, Ludy T. Benjamin
      Pages 41-60
    3. Arthur R. Jensen
      Pages 61-88
    4. John B. Carroll
      Pages 89-106
    5. David N. Dixon
      Pages 107-119
    6. Jack J. Kramer
      Pages 121-130
    7. Thomas R. Kratochwill, Sidney W. Bijou
      Pages 131-157
    8. Don E. Hamachek
      Pages 159-182
    9. Francis J. Di Vesta
      Pages 203-233
  4. Current Issues and Future Directions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Robert D. Brown
      Pages 237-257
    3. Robert L. Williams
      Pages 297-325
    4. Carolyn M. Evertson, Mark A. Smylie
      Pages 349-371
    5. Barbara S. Plake, Gerald J. Melican
      Pages 373-391
  5. Perspectives on Educational Psychology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 393-393
    2. Robert M. Gagné
      Pages 395-402
    3. Lloyd G. Humphreys
      Pages 403-414
    4. Ernest R. Hilgard
      Pages 415-423
    5. John E. Horrocks
      Pages 425-429
    6. Royce R. Ronning, John A. Glover
      Pages 431-438
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 439-446

About this book


This volume represents a beginning effort to compile a history of educational psychology The project began, innocuously enough, several years ago when we decided to add mon material about the history of educational psychology to the undergraduate course we were teaching. What seemed like a simple task became very complex as we searched in vain for a volume dealing with the topic. We ended up drawing on various histories of psychology that devoted anywhere from a few paragraphs to several pages to the topic and on a very few articles addressing the issue. We were startled, frankly, by the apparent lack of interest in the history of our field and decided to attempt to compile a history ourselves. As is the case with any edited volume, the contributing authors deserve credit for its positive features. They uniformly made every effort asked of them and taught us much about educational psychology. Any errors or omissions are our responsibility alone.


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Editors and affiliations

  • John A. Glover
    • 1
  • Royce R. Ronning
    • 1
  1. 1.University of NebraskaLincolnUSA

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